Fish Guide

Blue Line Wrasse   (Halichoeres richmondi)
Family: Labridae (Hogfish, Wrasses)
Natural Range: West Pacific
Depth: 3 to 40 ft.   Size: 7.5 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 75+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Small invertebrates, crustaceans, worms
Natural History: The Blue Line Wrasse is found on clear reefs and lagoons that are rich in corals. Males are generally observed singly while females are sometimes observed in groups. This wrasse is an active feeder and is seen darting through the labyrinth of corals, searching for food.
Husbandry: The Blue Line Wrasse should be offered an aquarium with plenty of swimming area as well as hiding places. Live and mysid shrimp may be required to aid in feeding during acclimation.

AKA: Richmond's Wrasse, Chainlined Wrasse

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